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Folklore and the Fantastic in Nineteenth-Century British Fiction

by Jason Marc Harris

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Published by Ashgate Pub Co .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literary studies: 19th century,
  • General,
  • Literary Criticism

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10852941M
    ISBN 100754657663
    ISBN 109780754657668

    We have a wide range of interviews recommending books covering the social and political history of Britain. On the political side, Andrew Hindmoor, professor of politics and international relations at the University of Sheffield discusses modern British history.. The biographer, Anthony Seldon talks us through the best books on British prime ministers and the journalist Daniel Finkelstein. Books shelved as fantasy-folklore: The Bear and the Nightingale by Katherine Arden, The Ocean at the End of the Lane by Neil Gaiman, The Girl in the Towe.

    Folklore and the Fantastic in Nineteenth-Century British Fiction Harris successfully strives to include the audience in his first chapter by defining recognized folklore terms (motifs, tale-types, legend, marchen, etc.) as well as his own terminology such as "folk metaphysics" in order to establish a. Victorian literature is literature, mainly written in English, during the reign of Queen Victoria (–) (the Victorian era).It was preceded by Romanticism and followed by the Edwardian era (–).. While in the preceding Romantic period, poetry had tended to dominate, the novel became the defining literary art form of the Victorian period.

      More disappointing is the return to more dehistoricised, formalist analysis in some nineteenth‐century studies: see, for example, the opening chapters of Jason Marc Harris's Folklore and the Fantastic in Nineteenth‐Century British Fiction (). 2 Gilbert's facsimile volumes are Edwin Sidney Hartland, The Science of Fairy Tales ; J. O.   British dragon-tales, about saints and knights who vanquish them with the help of God or sharp swords; about clever peasants who eliminate dragons through cunning; and the many dragons who still live hidden in our hills, have been collected by the well-known folklorist Jacqueline Simpson in her book British Dragons ().


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